Ina’s Lemon Skillet-Roasted Chicken

There’s something very zen about watching Ina cook anything. I know other people do a lot of the prep work, but it’s calming, there aren’t a billion ingredients, the food she and Jeffrey love, I love! We ought to be best friends, but then she doesn’t live in Cave Creek, Arizona. Still, I can’t think…

Riad’s Shortribs

The only way I can imagine eating at Balthazar is by cooking their food out here in the West. These are such delicious ribs, wine infused, tender, and rich. I could mainline the sauce! Ingredients Serves 6 to 8  3 tablespoons vegetable oil 6 pounds short ribs Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 2 carrots,…

Zuni Cafe Roast Chicken with Bread Salad

I want there to be no peasant in my realm so poor that he will not have a chicken in his pot every Sunday. King Henry IV of France This just LOOKS like a law-haw-hawng recipe — but it’s absolutely the best roast chicken I’ve EVER had — SO worth the time — SO MAKE…